Tenses exercise

December 30, 2012pdf

1. Which one of the following sentences is correct?

a) I saw John yesterday.

b) I have seen John yesterday.

c) I will see John yesterday.

d) I see John yesterday.

2. Which of the following tenses are used to talk about recent actions that have present results?

a) present perfect and present continuous

b) present perfect and present perfect continuous

c) simple past and present perfect

d) simple past and simple present

3. Which one of the following tenses is used to talk about general truths?

a) simple present tense

b) present perfect tense

c) present continuous tense

d) simple future tense

4. Which one of the following tenses is used to talk about actions and events that are going on at around the time of talking?

a) present continuous tense

b) simple present tense

c) present perfect tense

c) simple past tense

5. Which one of the following tenses are used to talk about actions and situations that started in the past and have continued up to the present?

a) present perfect continuous tense

b) present continuous tense

c) future continuous tense

d) future perfect tense

6. Which of the following sentences are grammatically correct?

a) I will have finished this job by next week.

b) I have finished this job by next week.

c) I have been finishing this job by next week.

d) I finish this job by next week.

Answers

1. I saw John yesterday.

2. Present perfect and present perfect continuous

3. Simple present tense

4. Present continuous tense

5. Present perfect continuous tense

6. I will have finished this job by next week.

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